China joins elite club of countries that have reached Mars

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China joins elite club of countries that have reached Mars” – below is their description.

    After seven months of space travel and three months in Mars’ orbit, China’s Tianwen-1 unmanned spacecraft successfully deployed its rover Zhu Rong onto the red planet on May 15, 2021. China has become only the third country in the world to safely land a rover on Mars. Its mission is to explore Mars’ landscape, as well as study its surface and atmosphere.

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